The Dancing Goat Restaurant, located in the historic and award winning George Washington Hotel in charming Downtown Winchester, Virginia. For decades the George Washington has hosted generations of local family events.
The George Washington Hotel was developed by the American Hotels Corporation as part of "The Colonial Chain" of hotels. One of Winchester's tallest buildings, The George Washington Hotel is a prominent 5-story building. The original 1924 building was L-shaped with a rear one story kitchen wing. It was one of the first; "fire-proof" hotels to be built with concrete columns, beams, and walls. When the hotel opened in June of 1924, it contained 102 rooms and only 45 private baths. The Lower Level contained a barber shop, cafeteria, candy shop, and men's furnishing shop. In 1929 the hotel was enlarged with the addition of 50 rooms to the east, giving the hotel its current U-shape. The property was remodeled in 1950 to include a Howard Johnson's restaurant with a new Cameron Street Lower Level entrance. During its later years, the hotel served as a resting spot for traveling salesmen and touring groups. The Vienna Boys Choir stayed while on tour at the hotel and treated hotel guests to a song of grace during dinner service.
With the renaissance of the hotel, the Dancing Goat brings exceptional cuisine in a comfortably casual setting. Enjoy seasonal outdoor dining on the patio.
Menus have been updated to reflect new entrees and salads popular with many customers but prepared with style.
Wake up to fresh breakfast items, and check our Calendar of Events for the latest specials for all meal periods.
The Dancing Goat is open:
Monday through Saturday from 6:30 am - 2:00 pm and from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Sunday from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Half Note Lounge:
Serving dinner on Sunday evenings from 5pm to 10:00pm (light fare)
Reservations are not required, however recommended, by calling 540-678-4700.
Discover the delicious difference of the Dancing Goat Restaurant and the historic George Washington Hotel, an award winning team, ranked third for overall guest satisfaction in the Wyndham Hotels chain.